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Local | By Purnima Mudnal | September 7, 2006
Ashley MacDonald was a talented teenager who liked heavy metal music, favored black clothes, and had a lot of friends and a great sense of humor, family and friends said Wednesday at a funeral service for the 18-year-old Huntington Beach woman. MacDonald's mother Lisa Marie Guy bent down to kiss her one last time before taking her seat. It was half-way through the service while listening to Coldplay's song "Yellow" that Guy broke down, shaking her head several times. About 75 people attended the somber ceremony for Ashley Anne MacDonald at Dilday Brothers Funeral Directors on Beach Boulevard.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Elle Harrow and Terry Markowitz | May 30, 2012
Folks in Laguna Beach and Newport Coast won't have to journey to the Balboa Peninsula anymore to get their sensational, fresh fish tacos from Bear Flag Fish Co. This casual restaurant and seafood market has opened a location in the Crystal Cove Promenade. Just like the original, it's been packed since the day it opened. Owners Thomas and Erika Carson created the company based on "the love of the ocean and, most of all, the love and knowledge of fresh seafood. " Thomas, a Newport native, grew up working on his dad's fishing boat called Bear Flag.
NEWS
February 3, 2000
Andrew Wainer It was a quiet Friday night. Deep green lawns, well-lighted streets and tidy homes added to the sense of normalcy on Keelson Street in the Oak View community. It seemed unlikely turf for Huntington Beach's largest and oldest street gang. Slowly cruising through the neighborhood in an unmarked Chevrolet, Gary Faust and Mark Garcia, Huntington Beach Police Gang Unit detectives, encountered little gang activity during their nighttime patrol of the community that hardly covers more than half of a square mile.
LOCAL
By Michael Alexander | July 18, 2008
Rachael Mullenix sobbed violently Thursday as a jury found her guilty of helping arrange the brutal fatal stabbing of her mother whose body was found dumped in Newport Harbor. Mullenix’s first question after hearing the verdict was “How could this be?” followed by “How is my family?” her attorney David Cohn said. Mullenix was accused of getting former boyfriend Ian Allen to help her murder her mother, Barbara Mullenix, in her Huntington Beach condo in 2006.
NEWS
By Anthony Clark Carpio | August 12, 2013
Peter "PT" Townend is known as the one of the best surfers of his time. He won the first world surfing championship in 1976 and has been inducted into the Surfing Walk of Fame and Surfers' Hall of Fame in Huntington Beach. But the Coolangatta, Australia, native considers the Lifetime Achievement Award he received Saturday in Dana Point to be the most important award he's received in his surfing career. He was honored at the Surf Industry Manufacturers Assn. Waterman's Ball, or what Townend, 60, refers to the Academy Awards of surfing, for his contributions to the surfing community.
NEWS
June 20, 2002
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FEATURES
June 15, 2006
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NEWS
By Andrew Shortall | December 12, 2012
Staring at a line of trophies that would be awarded to those competing in the Oak View Youth Soccer League Finals on Sunday, Jose Luis Rodriguez couldn't help but think about how far the league has come. The league founder and 17-year resident of Huntington Beach's Oak View community has seen the organization grow from the four teams it started out with in its inaugural 2003 season to about 30 teams and 700 boys and girls a year. An estimated 700 people came out to the Oak View Elementary School field Sunday to watch the league's five championship games for players 6-and-under to 14-and-under.
FEATURES
By Chris Epting | January 14, 2010
I’m sitting here trying to make sense and write this column about what I witnessed last week — the two services I attended for Jimmy “The Rev” Sullivan, drummer (who wrote and sang) for the Huntington Beach-based band Avenged Sevenfold. If you saw the column I wrote a few months back about Joe and Barbara Sullivan, Jimmy’s parents, you’ll remember that this tight-knit family knew early that the little boy banging on toys in the tub was destined for something percussive — but as the member of a spectacularly popular band?
FEATURES
By CHRIS EPTING | May 28, 2009
On the back window of a vehicle parked on a well-kept street in a neighborhood near Central Library, there is a sticker for the band Avenged Sevenfold. While you’d be right in assuming that the vehicle belongs to a big fan, which fan might surprise you. It’s not one of the millions of high school or college kids who have helped make this innovative, intense metal band one of the hottest in the world right now. Rather, the vehicle belongs to Joe Sullivan, the drummer’s dad. Joe and Barbara Sullivan, who have lived in the same comfortable Huntington Beach house since 1977, may not look like rock ’n’ roll parents.
LOCAL
By Michael Alexander | June 18, 2008
Like many teenage girls, Huntington Beach resident Rachael Mullenix told her mother she hated her and didn’t want to live with her anymore, according to prosecutors. But then, prosecutors said, Mullenix and her 21-year-old boyfriend made sure of it — with several knives. The prosecution made opening arguments and called a few witnesses Wednesday in the murder and conspiracy trial of Mullenix, who turned away as Deputy Dist. Atty. Sonia Balleste showed jurors her mother a picture of Barbara Mullenix’s slashed body as it appeared when it washed up at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club on Sept.
LOCAL
By Michael Alexander Independent | June 19, 2008
If the first day of the Rachael Mullenix murder trial was full of allegations against the defendant, the second day’s accusations were against her slain mother. The trial of Mullenix on charges of conspiring with her boyfriend in 2006 to murder her mother, Barbara Mullenix, continued Thursday with testimony from Bruce Mullenix, Rachael’s father. Bruce Mullenix, who was divorced from Barbara but let them both live in his Huntington Beach condo, told jurors his slain ex-wife made threats and acted abusive when she’d had too much to drink.
NEWS
By Michael Miller | October 23, 2012
A man charged with an attempted murder of a resident outside a Fountain Valley home went to trial Monday, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Antonio Cinco Ortega, 26, of Santa Ana is charged with one felony count of attempted murder, one felony count of conspiracy to commit murder, one felony count of mayhem and sentencing enhancements for great bodily injury and the personal use of a deadly weapon. He faces a maximum sentence of life in state prison if convicted.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Rhea Mahbubani | July 16, 2013
Curtains came down on the Munsters in 1966 - long before I was born. So imagine my surprise Friday when I noticed the Munster Koach trundling down Main Street with a full-throated rumble. The 18-foot vehicle sported a brass radiator and fenders, pearly black paint and a deep red velvet interior - blood red, if you will, to fit the theme of the 1960s sitcom. Brett Barris - the son of famed custom car designer George Barris, credited with the inception of the Batmobile as well as Drag-U-La from "The Munsters" - watched the hot rod being inched painstakingly into the Huntington Beach Art Center.
LOCAL
By Michael Alexander | July 7, 2008
The murder and conspiracy trial of Rachael Mullenix nearly flew off the rails Monday afternoon, before the judge rejected a request for a mistrial by the defense and allowed the case to continue. It all began as prosecutor Sonia Balleste cross-examined defense witness Veronica Thomas, a psychologist hired to evaluate Mullenix. In the PowerPoint presentation she used to illustrate her questions about the defendant’s psychology, Balleste included an image of a poem written by Mullenix, titled “Female Player.
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